Becoming a docent at the Museum of American Jewish History requires more than a quick crash course. It’s clear to museum visitors that Laurie Gottlieb has passed the test.
Being a storyteller for the popular ‘Once Upon a Nation’ program demands a lot of Katie Stickney. She’s outgoing. She can be quite dramatic. And she knows her Philly history.
Inside the Museum of American Jewish History, Laurie Gottlieb stood in front of an unusual display — a full-scale covered wagon.
Local storytellers help to give Philly's deep history some extra drama and detail.
The actors on the Walnut Street Theatre stage look good. But Dan Schultz has the challenging job of making the stage look good.
Wendy Staton recalled her reaction when she first saw ’Night, Mother performed on the stage. “It had my heart beating,” she said. “I was on the edge of my seat the whole time. I didn’t know what was going to happen.”
For its final production of the season, the Walnut Street Theatre is presenting a musical that was a hit in London and then on Broadway. Miss Saigon premiered in London in 1989 and ran for 10 years. When it opened on Broadway in 1991, it racked up 11 Tony nominations.
For two visually impaired youngsters, meeting challenges is par for the course.